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Table 5 Preference ranking of seven medicinal plants in treating febrile illness (‘Michi’)

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Adwa District, Central Zone of Tigray Regional State, Northern Ethiopia

Medicinal plants Key informant Total Rank
k-1 k-2 k-3 k-4 k-5 k-6 k-7 k-8
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal 7 6 7 5 6 4 7 6 49 1st
Zehneria scabra Sond 5 2 6 6 7 7 5 4 42 2th
Cynoglossum lanceolatum Forssk 6 7 5 2 3 6 6 7 42 2nd
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br 4 3 4 3 5 5 4 5 33 3rd
Abutilon bidentatum Hochst. A. Rich 3 4 3 7 4 3 3 3 30 4th
Plumbago zeylanica L 2 5 2 4 2 2 2 2 21 5th
Vernonia amygdalina Del 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 6th